Whileaway on 6" x 6"
Weight: 1.5 lbs
Made in the U.S.A.
The timeless appeal of terra cotta tiles make it as popular today as in centuries past. These tiles can be used in kitchen backsplashes, counters, floors, and walls; and when installed correctly terra cotta tiles should wear beautifully for the life of the house.
These tiles are intentionally antiqued, expect many imperfections, chips, blisters, voids, etc. as part of the antiquing process.
Each tile is individually hand painted and fired 3 times in the factory, no two tiles will be alike, there will be variation with each piece. This is intentional and is what makes these tiles unique. If you order a sample, keep these variations in mind.
Some tiles marked (texture) have a more enhanced surface texture and thickness than the other tile sizes. Please keep this in mind if you wish to mix and match different sizes of tile in your design.
You may make color choices either on this page, or in the shopping cart.
- Select from COLOR OPTIONS
- Option A - colors as shown on the web site (no further selections need to be made)
- Option B - Replace colors. (possible upcharges could apply)
If ordering samples we suggest ordering 4 pieces - please comment "SAMPLE"
Tabarka tile is hand crafted and consists of a special mixture of clays and adhesives that make it resistant for floor traffic and easy to install on walls. Small imperfections such as tiny cracks and chips that add character to the rustic nature of the tile are not considered a defect.
Tabarka terracotta is hand made and hand painted. Like any other artisan made product they may present some color and size variations from lot to lot. Therefore we cannot guarantee color or shade matching from shipment to shipment. For any add-ons to existing orders, we recommend sending a control sample to minimize any variations in color.
tabarka tiles are suitable for use on residential traffic floors. Just like any antique terracotta, depending on the traffic, special care may be needed. On floor surfaces, cleaning with a damp mop and mild soap is suggested. Always avoid the use of abrasive products containing bleach, ammonia and/or paint thinner. Never scrub with rough materials that may damage the surface
Tabarka tiles are intended for indoor use only.
Suitable for use on shower walls always a few inches above the shower floor.These tiles should not be installed in steam showers, saunas, shower floors or submerged water applications such as pools, fountains and water lines. It is recommended to prepare the surface with a waterproof membrane. Tabarka Studio will not be responsible for material failures resulting from use over a damaged, defective or improperly prepared surface and cannot be held responsible for replacement of tile used in areas with complete water submersion including, but not limited to pools & fountains.
USE ON COUNTERTOPS
The use on kitchen countertips or working surfaces is not recommended since the acidity of liquid spills, and excessive heat from cooking utensils may damage the surface of the tiles. If using around a fireplace or near a stove (such as a kitchen backsplash) care should be taken that the tiles are not exposed to high levels of direct heat or open flame.
It is the responsibility of the client or the client's representative to thoroughly inspect deliveries upon receipt. It is important to check that received tiles match what was ordered and that nothing was damaged. All damage claims must be made within two business days of receipt.
If the order was shipped "collect" then the damage claim must be submitted by the party that paid for the shipping. No claims of wrong tiles including color matching will be accepted once the tiles are installed. Installation Constitutes Acceptance.
In the unlikely event of product failure, Tabarka Studio will repair and/or replace, at it's discretion, the affected area of the materials at a cost not to exceed the original square-foot cost of the portion of the material shown to be defective. All claims must be submitted to Tabarka Studio before tear out and re-install begins.
Tabarka Studio will not be responsible for material failures resulting from use over a damaged, defective or improperly prepared surface, or any area where installations is not recommended such as shower floors or outdoors. This warranty does not cover normal wear and tear or cracking due to structural movement, excessive deflections or other failures in the substrate or framing, including damage resulting from weather, floor, fire and acts of God.
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